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New season of Cupcake Wars is celebrity filled

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Joining us live from Los Angeles is actor and host Jonathan Bennett. He's best known for hosting the Food Network reality competition show Cupcake Wars. The show's all new season is celebrity filled and begins on July 11 at 8 PM ET.

It's an all star cupcake showdown as celebrity contestants prove their baking skills on the special new episodes.  In each episode, 4 famous faces will compete in 3 rounds of elimination challenges for the chance to debut their creation at a major event and to win a donation to their favorite charity. The celebrity contestants competing for cupcake glory include Adrienne Bailon, Drake Bell, Julissa Bermudez, Yvette Nicole Brown, Brooke Burke-Charvet, Charlie & Max Carver, Coolio, Ron Funches, Lori Greiner, Bob Harper, Hannah Hart, Perez Hilton, Grace Helbig, Shawn Johnson, Carson Kressley, Nene Leakes, Vanessa Marano, Katherine McNamara, Heather Morris, Lamorne Morris, Audrina Patridge, Antonio Sabato Jr., Molly Sims, Lea Thompson, Emeraude Toubia, Nick Young, and Johnny Weir.

Each will be challenged to design cupcakes that match a unique theme including everything from cheerleaders to the iconic Hello Kitty and Josie and the Pussycats, from medieval times to the classic game twister, and to the popular children's character Matilda.

Tune in to Food Network for Cupcake Wars!